21:36 , Feb 24, 2017 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Promega, Thermo Fisher supply/service news

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Life Technologies Corp. is not liable for patent infringement under U.S. law for selling Promega’s kit overseas because only one of the five components were manufactured in the U.S....
02:06 , Apr 2, 2015 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Management tracks

Antibody-drug conjugate company ImmunoGen Inc. (NASDAQ:IMGN) hired Anna Berkenblit as VP and CMO. Berkenblit was SVP of clinical development at H3 Biomedicine Inc. (Cambridge, Mass.). Ear disease company Otonomy Inc. (NASDAQ:OTIC) named Dean Hakanson CMO....
07:00 , Mar 23, 2015 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Enzo, Thermo Fisher genomics news

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) vacated a lower court judgment that Life Technologies Corp .’s sequencing instruments infringed Enzo’s U.S. Patent No. 5,449,767, covering DNA sequencing compounds. The appeals court...
07:00 , Oct 27, 2014 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

Lyra Parainfluenza Assay regulatory update

Quidel said FDA granted 510(k) clearance to the company's Lyra Parainfluenza Assay to quantitatively detect human parainfluenza virus (HPIV) infections types 1, 2 or 3 viral RNA from nasal swab and nasopharyngeal swab specimens. The...
07:00 , Oct 27, 2014 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Waiting for better times

Poised to complete the fourth-largest European biotech IPO since 2008, the road show for Molecular Partners AG had the poor luck of coinciding with the largest one-week drop in the broader capital markets since the...
07:00 , Oct 20, 2014 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

Lyra Adenovirus Assay regulatory update

Quidel said FDA granted 510(k) clearance to its Lyra Adenovirus Assay to qualitatively detect human adenovirus viral DNA isolated from nasal and nasopharyngeal swab specimens. The multiplex real-time PCR in vitro assay is available for...
07:00 , Sep 18, 2014 |  BC Innovations  |  Translation in Brief

Translational tidbits

Chris Cain, Associate Editor, and Kai-Jye Lou, Senior Writer RNA sequencing standardized The FDA has convened a consortium to review the status of RNA sequencing for drug development and outline hurdles for incorporating the technology...
07:00 , Aug 4, 2014 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Epic Sciences board of directors update

Epic Sciences Inc. , La Jolla, Calif.   Business: Diagnostic   Appointed: Gregory Lucier as chairman, formerly chairman and CEO of Life Technologies Corp. , which Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. acquired  ...
01:32 , Jul 31, 2014 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

Epic Sciences raises $30 million in series C

Cancer molecular diagnostic company Epic Sciences Inc. (La Jolla, Calif.) raised $30 million in a series C round from new investors RusnanoMedInvest and Arcus Ventures, along with existing investors Domain Associates; Roche Venture Fund; Pfizer...
07:00 , Jul 28, 2014 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Agena Bioscience management update

Agena Bioscience Inc. , San Diego, Calif.   Business: Genomics, Diagnostic   Hired: Peter Dansky as CEO and a director, formerly the president of the molecular and cell biology division of Life Technologies Corp. ,...